Jojo Rabbit, An Animal Spy and more in the August highlights at Telecine!


The  Telecine Network announced the highlights of August 2020 in its program schedule.

The biggest highlight of the month is the film Jojo RabbitNominated for six Oscar 2020 categories, including Best Picture and Supporting Actress, the film won the Best Adapted Screenplay statuette.

The film arrives on the platform on the 6th is a satire on Nazi Germany. The mix of comedy and drama revolves around a boy whose best friend (imaginary) is Adolf Hitler. One day he discovers that his mother, played by Scarlett Johansson, hides a young Jewish woman in the basement of her home.

Our review here.

The complete list:

August 1st

Portrait of a Young Woman on Fire

In the 18th century France, Héloïse’s mother hires the painter Marianne to make a portrait of her daughter without the girl knowing. The two spend their days together so that, at night, Marianne can paint her model, but the relationship between them starts to get more and more intense. Directed by Céline Sciamma and nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film and the Palme d’Or in Cannes.

Our review here.


Photographer Ronit returns to her hometown for the first time in many years due to the death of her father, a respected rabbi. Her departure was quite abrupt and the reappearance is viewed with suspicion in the community, but she ends up being welcomed by a childhood friend, much to her surprise, currently married to her youthful passion, Esti.

Our review here.

Mary’s Possession

David (Gary Oldman) is a blue-collar captain who struggles to improve his family’s life. Strangely attracted to an abandoned ship that is up for auction, David impulsively buys the boat, believing it will be his family’s ticket to happiness. But soon after they embark on their maiden journey, frightening events begin to terrify them.

August 3

I’m More Me

Camila Mendes is an arrogant pop star who seeks success at all costs. About to launch a song, she is surprised at home by the visit of her number one fan. What Camila did not expect was that this situation would take her back to adolescence, when she was bullied by practically everyone at school.

August 5

Divaldo: The Messenger of Peace

Divaldo was rejected by the other children and repressed by his father when he lived with mediumship since he was four years old. When he turns 17, he starts using his gift to help people and moves to Salvador. Under the guidance of his spiritual guide, Joanna de Ângelis, he becomes one of the most recognized mediums in the country, expanding spirituality and developing social work.

August 6

Jojo Rabbit

During World War II, Jojo is a 10-year-old Nazi youth who treats Adolf Hitler as a friend in his imagination. His biggest dream is to participate in the Hitler Youth. One day, he discovers that his mother is hiding a Jewess in the attic of the house, radically transforming her life.  Nominated for six Oscar 2020 categories, including best film and supporting actress, he won the best-adapted script.

Our review here.

August 7

Alexander McQueen

Lee Alexander McQueen became chief designer at Givenchy at the age of 27 and has won countless of the biggest awards in the fashion world since then. Images from his theatrical catwalks join the testimonies of his closest friends and family to reconstruct his life story in the documentary.

August 11th

The headlight

Thomas Wake, responsible for the lighthouse on an isolated island, hires young Ephraim Winslow to replace the previous helper. However, access to the lighthouse is kept closed to the novice, who becomes increasingly curious about this private space.

Our review here.

August 17

Maria Do Caritó

Maria does Caritó lives in a small town in the Northeast amid sympathies so that, finally, she can get married about to turn 50. His hopes have reappeared with the arrival of a circus, as a fortune-teller told him that his suitor would be an outsider.

August 20th

An Animal Spy

Lance Sterling is the best spy in the world. He is convinced by inventor Walter Becket to take a potion that will make him “invisible” to enemies. However, he ends up being transformed into a pigeon.

Our review here.

August 24

Curse Of Winchester House

Sarah Winchester is the heiress to a firearms company and believes she is haunted by souls who were killed by the rifle created by her family, the Winchester. After the sudden deaths of her husband and son, she decides to build a mansion to ward off spirits. When psychiatrist Eric Price sets out to assess Sarah’s psychological state, he realizes that perhaps her obsession isn’t so insane.

Our review here.

August 29


In the deepest pit of the Pacific Ocean, the crew of a submarine is trapped inside the site after being attacked by a shark over 20 meters in length, the Megalodon. To save them, the Chinese oceanographer hires a diver who specializes in deep-water rescues that he has encountered with the feared creature before.

Our review here.

August, 31

Dilili à Paris

With the help of her friend, Dilili investigates a series of mysterious kidnappings of young girls that are plaguing Paris by the Belle Epoque. Along the way, you encounter a series of mysterious characters, with clues that will help you in your discovery.


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